The Division of Student Affairs at Auburn University is seeking candidates for the position of Coordinator, Campus Recreation (Outdoor Recreation) in the Campus Recreation Department to oversee the Outdoor Recreation Program by providing educational and recreational opportunities to students, faculty, and staff.
Essential functions include (but not limited to): Oversee the day-to-day operations, policies, procedures, and supervision of Campus Recreation's Outdoor Recreation program.
Assist with the planning and review of programs, strategies, events, and schedules for Auburn Outdoors, Auburn's outdoor recreation program.
Monitor the budget ensuring policies and procedures are followed regarding revenues, expenses, and reimbursements.
Oversee facilities, equipment, and materials for climbing wall, rental center, bike shop, and outdoor adventure trip program.
Coordinate personnel activities (for students) to include personnel action, staffing operations, pay scales, payroll oversight, and evaluations for a large student staff.
Develop action plans to increase active numbers, attract new participants, and retain participants for the climbing wall, rental center, bike shop, and outdoor adventure trip program.
Entry into the applicant pool requires a Bachelors' degree from an accredited institution in Recreation, Recreation Administration, Physical Education, Business, Exercise Science or a relevant field.
The employer will consider experience in lieu of education at a rate of two (2) years relevant experience per year of the required education
Knowledge of planning, management, scheduling and oversight of outdoor recreational activities is required and CPR and First Aid Certifications within 90 days of employment.
A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment.
Please utilize the attachment feature of our online employment site and attach the following: cover letter highlighting your qualifications for this position, resume, and contact information of three professional references. Only complete application materials will be considered for review.
The following qualifications are desired:
Experience in collegiate outdoor recreation
Wilderness First Responder training, PCIA (Professional Climbing Instructor Association) Course Provider training, Single Pitch Instructor from a nationally recognized governing body, and ACA (American Canoe Association) certifications or equivalent
Knowledge of bicycle maintenance
Strong background in leading and developing student staff
Knowledge of facility management software, such as Innosoft Fusion, staff scheduling software, such as When to Work, and timekeeping software, such as Kronos
Master's degree from an accredited institution in Recreation, Recreation Administration, Physical Education, or a related field
Internal Number: 27832
About Auburn University
Named one of the “Coolest College Recreation Centers in America” by Men’s Health, the Recreation and Wellness Center provides state-of-the-art fitness for Auburn students. With everything from two 50-foot climbing towers to a 1/3-mile corkscrew track, the Recreation and Wellness Center is the perfect place for students to unwind from the stresses of college.
Auburn is a small, friendly university town in the rolling hills of east central Alabama, with a population around 60,000. It is conveniently located along Interstate 85, 100 miles southwest of Atlanta. To the south, Alabama’s Gulf Shores and to the North, the Appalachians Mountains are but a few hours away. Chewacla State Park located just 3 miles south of town boasts 30 miles of biking/hiking trails and a small lake that accommodates fishing and kayaking. Columbus GA, only 30 miles to the Southeast is home to the longest urban whitewater kayak/rafting in the world.
Auburn, AL is the proud home of Auburn University serving approximately 25,000 students. Our students can choose from more than 140 degree options in 13 schools and colleges at the undergraduate, graduate and professional levels. The city of Auburn is a great ...college town and one of the top 10 cities in the US for small businesses, according to Forbes. Auburn is close to the beach and mountains. It is centrally located near Atlanta, Birmingham and Montgomery. Auburn is easily accessible and loved by many. There are also outstanding golf courses, including a Robert Trent Jones Golf Course. Auburn city schools are some of the best in the state and the city of Auburn is considered a great place to raise a family.